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East Rockaway Jobs Overview

119,067
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
9.9k
Population

East Rockaway has the 2592nd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. East Rockaway is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in East Rockaway is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in East Rockaway is $443,900, which is above the national average. 42% of workers in East Rockaway hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in East Rockaway. 69% of East Rockaway workers drive to work alone, 15% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 7% walk. People in East Rockaway spend an average of 32 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.